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Color & Draw

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Look no further to keep your kids (maybe yourself) entertained than to Color & Draw (.99) from Tipitap Apps.  Now, this app looks spectacular on the iPad, but I'm going to review it from the perspective of iPhone and iPod Touch because my colleague Cindy reviewed it in her blog, and it's awesome on the iPhone too!



Notes to Store v. Pages

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When comparing Notes to Store with Pages on the iPad, Notes to Store is a viable alternative for some users.



Color & Draw for the iPad

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Tipitap Apps just released their Color & Draw app for the iPad. Now, there is lots more room to work. Even I managed to color a page!

 

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Amazing App Solar Walk allows you to explore the planets in detail!

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 Just when I start to get bored with my iPod touch, a new app comes along that makes it like new again. The app in this case is Solar Walk from VITO. I have reviewed the amazing Star Walk previously here (a celestial viewing app), but was wondering when they would get round to adding 3-D planet exploration to the mix. There's a great (and free) PC app out there that does this called Celestia, and Google Earth also has some pretty awesome planet/star-gazing features.



Paints vs Adobe Ideas

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I’m reviewing two apps for the iPod here because they are so close in terms of what they do they make for a good side by side comparison.



Use your iPhone 3GS as a camera for your iPad

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This is pretty cool. Gizmodo has a short article and video showing you how you can use your iPhone 3GS as a camera for your iPad. You put the Camera-A app ($0.99) on your iPad and the Camera-B app (free) on your iPhone. Then, via a Bluetooth connection, anything that your iPhone camera points at appears on your iPad screen. There's a button on the bottom of the iPad screen that you can touch to take a photo.



Sherlock Holmes - as much fun as a video rental for the same price

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OK, if I could solve this game in less than 30 minutes, then it’s not a very hard game. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a big gamer.


23,000 Quotes is entertaining and practical

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I’m a huge fan of quote books. As a matter of fact, I probably have a dozen or more quote books in my library. And now, I have 23,000 Great Quotes HD – way more convenient!

23,000 Great Quotes contains quotes from celebrities, authors, politicians, philosophers, movies and books. You can add a quote to your “favorites,” browse the quotes by author, or search for a quote by keyword.

To try the search feature, I did a search for “quote” and found this one very appropriate:



Star Walk pre-installed on iPad in Apple Stores!

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Wow, this is a perfect fit for iPad, and in all my previous grousing about the new device, I did not think at all about this app, but have to admit that it is right in the iPad wheelhouse! A bigger screen for viewing the cosmos almost makes me want to go out and get an iPad now! Anyway, VITO is pretty happy that Apple Stores are pre-installing a demo version of the app, but you can get the full app here...



Pages shines on iPad

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Well after having my iPad for a solid day now, and the hype is wearing off, let me tell you, it is definitely not just a big iPod Touch or iPhone.

Where to start?



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